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Charity and community news

Roundstone on-track to fund new puppy

June 21, 2016

Canine Partners were delighted to receive a donation from our Roundstone centre recently. The Heyshott based charity were nominated as the Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff wanting to raise £5000 over two years to fund the training of a new puppy. Jane Grant, Community Fundraiser for Canine Partners said, “We are…

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Hospice receives Haskins Donation

June 14, 2016

Countess Mountbatten Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our West End centre recently. The Southampton based hospice were the centre’s Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Countess Mountbatten Fundraising & PR Manager, Pam Bates said, “We are always delighted to work alongside…

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Children’s Hospice receives Haskins donation

May 12, 2016

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our Snowhill centre recently. During 2015, the children’s hospice in Arundel became the centre’s Charity of the Year, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Chestnut Tree House Community Fundraiser, Jo Smith, said, “We are so very grateful to…

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Snowhill plays host to a charity sun protection campaign for gardeners

May 5, 2016

A team from the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Charity were at Haskins Snowhill on Bank Holiday Monday to help raise awareness of the dangers of the sun while gardening.  The ‘Watch Your Back’ campaign, fronted by Charlie Dimmock and set up by Alan Titchmarsh has been set up to remind people of the importance of sun…

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Ferndown Assists Community Brain Injury Service

April 26, 2016

Amongst April’s unseasonal snow showers, Haskins Ferndown had the pleasure of helping out Dorset Healthcare’s Community Brain Injury Service by donating fruit and vegetable plants for their rehabilitation allotment. Jackie Lawson, a Clinical Specialist and Occupational Therapist at the Poole based Service, contacted Haskins about their newly acquired community allotment, which is being used to…

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Ferndown donates to Forest Holme

April 13, 2016

Staff at our Ferndown Centre were delighted to present their donation to their Charity of the Year, Forest Holme Hospice today. During 2015, the Ferndown Centre arranged events on behalf of the charity and collected donations from the public, local guilds and societies. Fundraising Manager, Hannah Parsons said, “We are so grateful to Haskins for…

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Local School adds ‘clean air plants to their classrooms’

March 7, 2016

Two children from Redehall Preparatory School, Smallfield, came into Haskins Garden Centre, Snowhill on Thursday 11 February to collect 12 donated ‘Air So Pure’ plants for their classrooms. They are learning about the importance of plants oxygenating their environment and the calming effect they can have. The children will also be taught how to nurture…

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Charity Christmas Shopping Experience

December 8, 2015

Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre’s customers were treated to an evening Christmas Shopping Experience. The Songbirds Choir and The Bells of Hammerwood entertained customers whilst they shopped and enjoyed food and drink tasting. Special seasonal meals were served by the restaurant. Mr & Mrs Brewer said, “Haskins has the best and most magical christmas shop. There…

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Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening Fundraises For Hospice

December 2, 2015

The annual Haskins Garden Centre’s Charity Christmas Kids Evening at Snowhill raised hundreds of pounds towards their annual Wishing Well Charity, The Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, Arundel. Children visited Santa and Mrs Claus in their grotto and enjoyed activities including taking Elfie Selfies, Charity Tombola and Competitions, whilst enjoying mince pies and tasty food.…

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